Question about Maxtor OneTouch USB (A01B120) 120 GB Hard Drive

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Maxtor onetouch 4 mini usb 2

I took a backup of my laptop in the maxtor device and then i formated my laptop and installed the windows xp and the drivers from the beggining .
After that when i connect the device through the usb but the laptop can't read it .
As you understand i have all of my data in the maxtor hard disk
and also i have lost the software cd
what can i do now?
Please Help.

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    Dolores Mar 23, 2008

    I had to reset my laptop to factory settings. Then when my Vista Ultimate was working again it didn't want to recognize the Maxtor Mini 4. I believe the driver is deleted and the Maxtor Mini drive should have just reloaded the software. I 'm waiting for a response from Seagate for the software driver to be mailed or make it available to be download.

  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    i made a back up of my osx leopard system with time machine.
    (Time machine recognizes that it made a back up.)
    but the copy its not showing on the hard drive.


    I'm now have problems with my laptop and would like to re install the back up.


    Do you think quite simply it didn't save?

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You cannot download drivers/software for the Maxtor Mini at the above URL. When you select the Maxtor Mini, you're redirected to a contact form you have to fill out just to get the software. Pretty lame on Seagate's part! I'll think twice before purchasing anything else from them.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

  • absaar468 Jan 04, 2011

    I am facing the same problem as Iason.
    Seagate dont allow to download software directly.
    I will never puchase any product from seagate again and suggest the same to others to avoid the problem that I am facing

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I had the same problem with Vista recognizing my Maxtor Mini 4 drive. All I had to do was upload all of the Maxtor install files from my old pc to a flash drive and install them on the new Vista PC. Once you install the files, you'll be asked to download and install a new software upgrade. It should work after that.

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Hi,

Try downloading the new software and install that.

You can download from here :

http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/

Good Luck.

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Posted on May 11, 2008

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